Gone Astray

Sara’s Pick: Gone Astray by Michelle Davies The Kinnock family has the good fortune to win a 15 million EuroMillions jackpot and move into an upscale neighborhood leaving behind their old neighborhood and friends. One afternoon the mother comes home to find her daughter missing and a large amount of blood in the back yard….

Taking the Titanic

Dallas’ Pick: Taking the Titanic by James Patterson This was the first adult book that I read. I checked out one of our kindles and of course we have to have James Patterson on there.  Now this is not part of a series in fact it is a bookshot, which took me all of about…

Ginny Moon

  Cori’s Pick: Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig Another author debut novel  that I just couldn’t put down! Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig Ginny Moon is 14 years old and autistic.  (You can immediately tell that author Benjamin Ludwig had either done some major research OR that he himself has experience in working with special…

The Woman in the Window

Sara’s Pick: The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Anna Fox is agoraphobic and spends her time watching old movies, drinking, connecting with others who suffer from this phobia, and watching her neighbors. While she is trying to cope with her inability to leave home, she is taking too many pills with too…

The Last Mrs. Parrish

Cori’s Pick: The Last Mrs. Parrish Another debut author alert! As I was leaving work right before Christmas, I saw this book sitting on the library’s ‘new book’ shelves and grabbed it…to go along with the other five books I thought I would read over the holiday.  While this ended up being the only book…

If I Stay

Dallas’ Pick: If I Stay by Gayle Forman Oh goodness where to begin. First off within the first five minutes of reading you are going to want to put the book down, cry, and go hug your parents. If I stay is about a girl named Mia who is in a terrible car wreck involving…

They Both Die at the End

Kathryn’s Pick: They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera “You may be born into a family, but you walk into friendships. Some you’ll discover you should put behind you. Others are worth every risk.” – Adam Silvera, They Both Die at the End Adam Silvera hides nothing with this title yet, after reading…

I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters

Dallas’ Pick: I Survived True Stories: Five Epic Disasters by Lauren Tarshis I have read a few different I Survived books, which I do truly enjoy and recommend to most children that come in and say they enjoy historical events. I myself love history so no matter if it is Fiction or non-fiction I have…

The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas

Dallas’ Pick: The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas by John Boyne One of the most interesting times to me is World War II and the holocaust. I originally watched this movie a few years ago on Netflix and it was really well done. I was a little skeptical to read the book because I did…

Ana’s Story

Dallas’ Pick: Ana’s Story by Jenna Bush By the age of sixteen Ana has had a child, lived with four different relatives, found out she has HIV AIDS, outlived her mother and father, been sexually assaulted, abused, and lived in two different group homes. This book is a nonfiction book but the names were changed…

Every Body Yoga

Jane’s Pick: Every Body Yoga by Jessamyn Stanley: I recently have gone back to an (almost) daily yoga practice and part of the reason for my newly inspired passion is discovering Stanley’s book. I had been dappling in doing yoga, but not really getting anything out of it. Jessamyn’s way of teaching really opened my…

Turtles All the Way Down

Dallas’ Pick: Turtles all the way Down by John Green One of the main reasons I picked this book up to begin with is because the title is so strange, just so you know it has nothing to do with turtles. Also I love John Greens writing, I have read most of his books so…